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Developing a Focus for Managing Chronic Disease: Principles, Perspectives, and Directions

The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

Tuesday, March 23, 2010 from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM (EDT)

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Developing a Focus for Managing Chronic Disease: Principles, Perspectives, and Directions

Speaker: Noreen M. Clark, PhD, Myron E. Wegman Distinguished University Professor of Public Health, Professor of Health Behavior & Health Education,Professor of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, Director, Center for Managing Chronic Disease at the University of Michigan.

Dr. Clark directs the Center for Managing Chronic Disease at the University of Michigan, a unique research and demonstration effort that involves a network of researchers and interventionists worldwide who study the social, behavioral, and clinical aspects of disease management. The Center's aim is to build the capacity for effective chronic disease prevention and management. The focus of this work is people at risk and those who can help them: family, clinicians, communities, and systems.


Co-sponsored by the College's Section of Public Health and Preventive Medicine and the Department of Family and Community Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University.

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